The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 90 68 58
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -10
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 16 64 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.14% 3.48% 3.90%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.97% 19.63% 23.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16 58 65
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,900 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,650 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Visual Studio
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
268 326 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.02% 17.72% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 221 278 285
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,569 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cambridge region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 59 (76.62%) C#
2 49 (63.64%) HTML
3 44 (57.14%) C++
3 44 (57.14%) CSS
4 43 (55.84%) .NET
5 41 (53.25%) Microsoft
6 37 (48.05%) SQL Server
7 35 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (42.86%) Software Engineering
9 32 (41.56%) JavaScript
10 31 (40.26%) SQL
10 31 (40.26%) XML
11 28 (36.36%) Java
12 27 (35.06%) Degree
13 26 (33.77%) ASP.NET
14 23 (29.87%) Computer Science
15 22 (28.57%) OO
16 18 (23.38%) SOAP
16 18 (23.38%) Windows
17 16 (20.78%) HTML5
18 15 (19.48%) CSS3
18 15 (19.48%) C
18 15 (19.48%) Team Foundation Server
19 14 (18.18%) TDD
19 14 (18.18%) Linux
20 13 (16.88%) Mathematics
21 12 (15.58%) jQuery
21 12 (15.58%) NUnit
21 12 (15.58%) Rhino Mocks
22 11 (14.29%) User Stories

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.09%) Confluence
2 3 (3.90%) IIS
3 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.09%) SaaS
2 6 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) Firewall
2 2 (2.60%) Wireless
3 1 (1.30%) Intranet
3 1 (1.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (48.05%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (10.39%) MySQL
4 6 (7.79%) DB2
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.30%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 15 (19.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (15.58%) NUnit
2 12 (15.58%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (5.19%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.60%) GCC
4 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.60%) Gerrit
4 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.60%) Bugzilla
4 2 (2.60%) JIRA
5 1 (1.30%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.30%) Selenium
5 1 (1.30%) dotTrace
5 1 (1.30%) Moq
5 1 (1.30%) AQtime
5 1 (1.30%) QUnit
General
1 8 (10.39%) Finance
2 7 (9.09%) Marketing
3 4 (5.19%) Automotive
4 3 (3.90%) Electronics
5 1 (1.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 58 (75.32%) Developer
2 32 (41.56%) Software Developer
3 27 (35.06%) Software Engineer
4 23 (29.87%) C# Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Graduate
5 8 (10.39%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) Author
6 7 (9.09%) Technical Author
7 5 (6.49%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Junior Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Junior C# Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Junior
9 3 (3.90%) Junior C# .NET Developer
10 2 (2.60%) AWS Developer
10 2 (2.60%) Java Software Developer
10 2 (2.60%) Database Engineer
10 2 (2.60%) Graduate Developer
10 2 (2.60%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (63.64%) HTML
2 44 (57.14%) CSS
3 43 (55.84%) .NET
4 31 (40.26%) XML
5 26 (33.77%) ASP.NET
6 18 (23.38%) SOAP
7 16 (20.78%) HTML5
8 15 (19.48%) CSS3
9 12 (15.58%) jQuery
10 11 (14.29%) WCF
10 11 (14.29%) JSP
11 7 (9.09%) J2EE
12 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
12 5 (6.49%) MFC
13 4 (5.19%) Web Services
13 4 (5.19%) JDBC
14 3 (3.90%) COM
15 2 (2.60%) WPF
15 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
15 2 (2.60%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.87%) Computer Science
2 13 (16.88%) Mathematics
3 7 (9.09%) User Experience
4 4 (5.19%) Algorithms
4 4 (5.19%) 3D Graphics
5 3 (3.90%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.30%) PMI
6 1 (1.30%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.38%) Windows
2 14 (18.18%) Linux
3 7 (9.09%) UNIX
4 2 (2.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 22 (28.57%) OO
4 14 (18.18%) TDD
5 11 (14.29%) User Stories
6 10 (12.99%) Unit Testing
7 8 (10.39%) MVC
7 8 (10.39%) Risk Management
7 8 (10.39%) Financial Modelling
7 8 (10.39%) Software Architecture
7 8 (10.39%) Scrum
8 7 (9.09%) OOD
9 6 (7.79%) Project Management
10 4 (5.19%) Network Management
10 4 (5.19%) CRM
11 3 (3.90%) Asset Management
11 3 (3.90%) Multithreading
12 2 (2.60%) Static Code Analysis
12 2 (2.60%) Mentoring
12 2 (2.60%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 59 (76.62%) C#
2 44 (57.14%) C++
3 32 (41.56%) JavaScript
4 31 (40.26%) SQL
5 28 (36.36%) Java
6 15 (19.48%) C
7 9 (11.69%) Perl
8 7 (9.09%) Python
9 5 (6.49%) T-SQL
10 4 (5.19%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.60%) VB
11 2 (2.60%) VBA
11 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 27 (35.06%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.39%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 41 (53.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.69%) Oracle
3 8 (10.39%) TOWER Software
4 7 (9.09%) Atlassian
5 5 (6.49%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.30%) Twitter
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Superb benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive salary & package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits/Progression
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive salary & package
Posted: 27 days ago